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    SubjectRe: Development tree, PLEASE?
    On 1/20/06, Michael Loftis <mloftis@wgops.com> wrote:
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    > --On January 20, 2006 9:20:19 PM +0100 Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    > > On 1/20/06, Michael Loftis <mloftis@wgops.com> wrote:
    > >>
    > > [snip]
    > >> I'm trying to think of a way to relate this better but I just can't.
    > >> What's needed is a 'target' for incremental updates, things like minor
    > >> changes, bugfixes, etc. I feel like supporting entirely new hardware
    > >
    > > That's called a vendor kernel.
    > > You pay the vendor money, the vendor maintains a stable (as in feature
    > > frozen) kernel, backports bugfixes for you etc.
    > > Take a look at the RedHat and SuSE enterprise kernels, they seem to be
    > > what you want.
    >
    ...
    > RH is trying to be everything, which is fine for them and their intended audience. I've never
    > really been happy with their kernels, nor with their base os. Many are
    > though.
    >
    > Why can't a community do this though? I guess the answer is there's no
    > reason a community cant, jsut the mainline developers are not going to,
    > because it's too much work.
    >
    ...
    >
    > I think stable should also include bugfixes and updates without having to
    > take (potentially, if not certainly) incompatible changes along with that.

    Are you volunteering?

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    Dmitry
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